Gold Cup runners list, race time and how much is Cheltenham 2021 showpiece prize money?

THE Cheltenham Gold Cup is the most prestigious chase event in the world.

Horses tackle 22 obstacles over the 3m 2½f track, looking to cement their place in racing history.

Here's all you need to know for the big race.

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Gold Cup runners list

Odds correct at time of writing.

Al Boum Photo 9-4

A Plus Tard 10-3

Champ 11-2

Minella Indo 15-2

Santini 11-1

Native River 14-1

Frodon 16-1

Royale Pagaille 16-1

Kemboy 18-1

Lostintranslation 25-1

Aso 200-1

Black Op 200-1

What time is the Gold Cup?

The Gold Cup gets underway at 3.05pm.

You can watch the race live on ITV 1 as part of their Cheltenham coverage.

And you can listen to the race live on talkSPORT.

How much is Gold Cup prize money?

The total prize money for the race is £625,000.

The winner is set to net £351,687.

The rest of the cash will be split among the first eight runners past the post.

The winning jockey will pocket around £30,000.

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